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September 2010

Hebrews 13 Commentary

vv.1-6 Show hospitality (13:2). The word rendered “entertain strangers” (philoxenia) connotes treating a person, perhaps a stranger, nobly and magnanimously in the context of one’s home, joyfully seeking to bring that person refreshment. In the ancient world it was expensive to stay overnight at an inn, and such establishments usually had poor reputations. Thus, an […]